The assessment supports students in developing their skills and knowledge in sourcing books, periodicals and other documents, as well as evaluating the relevance, accuracy, and
quality of the materials. Creating an annotated bibliography calls for the application of succinct analytical and reflective skills, as well as informed online and library research. This
assessment provides experience and understanding of information literacy and the analysis and synthesis of a range of resources involved in academic research and writing.
In this assessment, you will address a contemporary organisational or business issue and apply research skills to identify, select and analyse 10 sources to form an annotated
bibliography. The issue and resources used in Assessment 1A will also form the basis for Assessment 1B – Forming an Argument. When choosing a topic, consider the following:
Locate material (books, periodicals, white papers and other documents) that may contain useful information and ideas on your issue. Briefly examine and review the items and select 10 that represent a variety of perspectives on the issue.
Write an annotation of 150 words for each reference summarising the central theme and scope. The annotation should include one or more sentences that, o evaluate the authority or background of the author
comment on the intended audience
compare or contrast this work with another you have cited explain how this work illuminates your bibliography topic
Reference the book, article, or document using APA 6th style in the reference list. Be sure to review a variety of resources before selecting the 10 most suitable ones. Please
include a title page, use the APA 6th referencing style, and list the materials in alphabetical order.
Students are responsible for:
Staying within the word limit
Keeping drafts and backups of their assignment
Submitting the assignment via Blackboard by the due date
Ensuring their assignment is written and submitted while observing and committing to the Academic Integrity policy Please note that if you require an extension for this assignment, you must apply using the university application form and provide verifiable evidence of extenuating circumstances before the due date and include your most recent draft. Please also treat the prescribed word limit as a limit not to be breached.